Nigerian superstar singer Damini Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, has been hailed for his impressive performance on Beyonce’s new song ‘JA ARA E’.
The song is one many tracks on the American music icon’s new Album, The Lion King: The Gift - which was inspired by Disney’s new version of the classic film.
The Album also features a host of other African stars; including Wizkid, Shatta Wale, Yemi Alade, among others, in addition to international stars: her husband, Jay Z, daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Pharrell, Major Lazer and others.
But the song, ‘JA ARA E’ - which features Burna boy - seems to be the one that has attracted the most attention, especially from African audience.
The afrobeat song is the 8th track in 21-track compilation Album , which was officially released on Friday 19 July 2019.
Listen to song below
Check out reactions below.
Burna boy had a whole song. I stan an African Giant🚀 #TheGiftAlbum
— Steady. (@DareOderinde) July 19, 2019
Beyonce didn’t back herself to go toe to toe with African Giant?
— Big Burger (@Baba_BS) July 19, 2019
Burna is really the African giant 🔥
— Budhistar (@WhitneyOgutu) July 19, 2019
Burna Boy African Giant !!!!!!!!!
— K”Ike Sharper”T (@itz_ike_KT) July 19, 2019
Only you come chop your own song 😂 THE REAL AFRICAN GIANT. https://t.co/jDU9EsHDGB
— Your Favourite Tweep 🇳🇬 (@Tito_inc) July 19, 2019
Watch out for dem hyenas 💕 @burnaboy
— Femi Egbeleke (@Is_a_phemie) July 19, 2019
— Billionaire Mind (@Billy__M) July 19, 2019
— Chronodox (@AhmedoxUmoru) July 19, 2019
The fact Burna sang through in Pidgin had me screaming. Whatttt. African Giant. Fela is jumping in his grave.
— … (@Achaniee) July 19, 2019
Y’all not talking about Burna’s JA ARA E?
African Giant 📌💉💉
— Abu is Boujee (@OlabodeLA) July 19, 2019
African Giant never disappoints
— XAN BISSAKA (@philnave) July 19, 2019
My boy Burna was the best featured African artiste on that album, no cap.
African Giant, the album coming soon! Watch out for them hyenas 🎼🎧
— Tamunodenyefa (@prayziz) July 19, 2019